Our Journal’s “home” is in Las Vegas, Nevada so let’s start by introducing you to this exciting city!
March marks the beginning of great things in Las Vegas. The weather has warmed up, March Madness draws thousands of visitors and fans and St. Patrick’s Day provides a hedonistic holiday in the middle of the month.
Some fun facts what you probably didn’t know:
The city of Las Vegas will celebrate its 110th birthday on May 15, 2015.The first hotel and casino to open in Las Vegas was the Golden Gate Hotel and Casino in 1906. The Hoover Dam was completed in 1935. It took a total of 21,000 men five years to complete the structure. The Moulin Rouge, the city’s first racially integrated hotel, opened in 1955. The famous “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign was created in 1959 by Betty Willis. The famous Las Vegas strip is for the most part, not within the city limits of Las Vegas. The majority of the strip is located within Clark County. The Stratosphere Hotel and Tower, at more than 1,100 feet, is the tallest building west of the Mississippi and the fifth tallest building in the United States. Fremont Street was closed to traffic in 1994. The Fremont Street Experience opened in December 1995.
Here are some free shows and “things to do” in our amazing city:
- Bellagio Fountains
- Welcome to Las Vegas Sign
- The Wildlife Habitat at Flamingo Las Vegas
- The Free Circus at Circus Circus Hotel and Casino Las Vegas
- The Auto Collections at LINQ
- The Downtown Container Park
- CityCenter Fine Art Collection
- The Volcano in Las Vegas at the Mirage Hotel
- Fremont Street Experience Downtown Las Vegas
- Carnaval Court at Harrah’s Las Vegas
- Masquerade Show in the Sky at the Rio
- Conservatory and Botanical Gardens at Bellagio
- Stratosphere Tower
- Lake of Dreams at Wynn Las Vegas
- Grand Canal Shoppes at Venetian Hotel Las Vegas
- Ethel M Chocolate Factory
- Talking Statues at the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace
and of course the city offers more and more and more…
Las Vegas is about entertainment and what better way to have a great time than by seeing a Las Vegas show. All the best entertainers in the world come to Las Vegas and you should reserve a spot at one of the many Las Vegas shows available.
Our great pools are for your kids as well. Is Las Vegas kid friendly? The answer is yes, as here are so many things for the kids as well. Just for a short list: Adventuredome at Circus Circus, Shark Reef at the Mandala Bay Hotel, The High Roller at the Linq, Hershey’s Chocolate World at the New York – New York Hotel and Casino, Manhattan Express at New York – New York, etc.
The pool season starts in March and the weather is just perfect for a long Strip walk. The weather in Las Vegas is part of what makes our town a top vacation destination. With more than 300 days of sun every year, weather in Las Vegas is perfect for your vacation plans.
For more informations about Las Vegas, Nevada please contact our journal’s editor-in-chief, Marianna Szoke: firstname.lastname@example.org
Marianna Szoke / Las Vegas, NV